Quotation from Meir Amit “If we can get the first blow in our casualties will be comparatively light” — 1967
General, leader of Mossad in 1967.
- Amit, Meir (1921-2009) ( 1 quotation )
- There was never a threat in 1967 ( 12 quotations )
" There is going to be a war. Our army is now fully mobilized. But we cannot remain in that condition for long. Because we have a civilian army our economy is shuddering to a stop. We don't have the manpower right now even to bring in the crops. Sugar beets are rotting in the earth. We have to make quick decisions... If we can get the first blow in our casualties will be comparatively light… "
Dennis Eisenberg, Uri Dan and Eli Landau, The Mossad: Israel's Secret Intelligence Service , New American Library, 1978 , pp. 160-161.
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